Alden Ehrenreich is an American actor. He began his career by appearing in Supernatural (2005), and Francis Ford Coppola's films Tetro (2009) and Twixt (2011). Following supporting roles in the 2013 films Blue Jasmine and Stoker, he starred in the Coen brothers comedy Hail, Caesar! (2016), for which he gained praise.
Ehrenreich went on to play Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) and starred in the dystopian television series Brave New World (2020). In 2023, he co-starred in the comedy Cocaine Bear and Christopher Nolan's biographical film Oppenheimer.
Ehrenreich was born in Los Angeles, California, on November 22, 1989. He is the only child of Sari (née Newmann), an interior designer, and Mark Ehrenreich, an accountant. He is named after the director Phil Alden Robinson, a family friend. His stepfather, Harry Aronowitz, is an orthodontist. Ehrenreich is Jewish; his ancestors were Jewish emigrants from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland, and he was raised in Reconstructionist Judaism. Ehrenreich began acting at the Palisades Elementary School in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, and continued doing so at Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California.